Category: Advocacy

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Autistic Activism in the Babywearing World

Home » Archive by category: “Advocacy” (Page 2) As many of you know, I haven’t done a lot of activism-y type stuff since leaving ASAN. Well, a couple of months ago a company called Butterfly...

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Informational Series: An Introduction

Home » Archive by category: “Advocacy” (Page 2) It’s National Novel Writing Month. I’ve been saying for like 6 or 7 years now that I want to write an autistic book. I don’t plan to...

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Society is so Inaccessible..

Home » Archive by category: “Advocacy” (Page 2) (Quoted with permission) “Its just been difficult accepting that he may have a harder life than others,” was said in a group this morning. You see, I...

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5 Years Have Passed

Home » Archive by category: “Advocacy” (Page 2) For some reason, this year, I’ve reflected on the TPGA dialogues of 2011. And next month, we will mark the 5 year anniversary since they took place....

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ASANs Past Abuse and Moving Forward

Home » Archive by category: “Advocacy” (Page 2) With Ari Ne’eman’s announcement that he will be stepping down at the end of the year today, I knew I was out of time to find a...

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Executive Functioning Survey

Home » Archive by category: “Advocacy” (Page 2) I’m not sure if I’ve said so before, but I’m going to be speaking again this summer at the Autism Society of America conference in New Orleans....

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Remembering My Autistic Self

Home » Archive by category: “Advocacy” (Page 2) My advocacy… my activism… Well, it’s kind of been non-existent. It’s been bothering me for a while. I keep talking to a few friends about it. And...

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Tokenism Hurts Everyone

Home » Archive by category: “Advocacy” (Page 2) It was 5-6 years ago when I got a phone call from someone. They were discussing the merits of “working from the inside” to change an organization....